Alan Kohler is one of Australia’s most experienced commentators and journalists. Alan is the founder of Eureka Report, Australia’s most successful investment newsletter, and Business Spectator, a 24-hour free business news and commentary website. He also hosts Inside Business, a half-hour Sunday programme on the ABC, is the finance presenter on the ABC News - and producer of the nightly graph (or two).
In this week’s essential reading guide Kohler devises a quick fix to ballooning super charges, Gawenda charts capitalism’s new era, Bartholomeusz watches as NBN Co ups the ante and Burgess explains Hockey’s pensions debate.
CBD Energy has seen a merger with Westinghouse Solar go up in smoke, but it has more pressing issues. Elsewhere, AGL nears a big solar announcement, Geodynamics toasts a good news month and King Island hits 100% renewables.
The Sunshine Coast unveils plans for a major solar development, geothermal group Petratherm moves into shale, CBD Energy shareholders have a nervous wait and a new NSW wind farm seeks planning approval.
Silverton wind farm decision delayed a year; CBD has a big announcement ahead; Dyesol reaches a new solar record; the Royalla solar farm could double in size and what's the thinking behind the CEFC's Macarthur loan?
Heavy rain has once again impacted the Yallourn coal mine, the first CEFC investment may have been identified, Waterloo gets the expansion go-ahead, a new solar farm is planned for Queensland and Siemens makes a final move out of solar.
Crunch time nears for the proposed King Island wind farm as another Australian solar thermal project sees funding offered and then taken away. Elsewhere, Dyesol, Pac Hydro and Carnegie Wave make progress on solar, wind and wave projects, respectively.
Dyesol sees a game-changing solar development that investors love, AGL firms its plans for Solar Flagships and the Silverton wind farm, Geodynamics ticks off another milestone and one Aussie player looks offshore to escape policy uncertainty.
As work begins on the world’s largest solar farm, there remains optimism Australia will see a new record in wind in King Island. Elsewhere, our biggest wind farm meets noise guidelines and Infigen gets a local revenue lift.
Tasmania's largest wind farm delivers its first power to the grid, there's renewed hope for Energy Australia's Stony Gap wind farm, a Boco Rock wind farm suitor drops out, Infigen assesses investor appetite and there's a big buy in solar.
New records have been set in Australian wind and world solar. Meanwhile, Hydro Tas looks at $1.6bn in wind farm investments, Geodynamics sees great potential in the Solomons and Red Sky Energy remains on track for a 2.5MW Dubbo solar plant.
Geodynamics makes its biggest stride forward yet; there’s a setback for the $1bn+ Ceres wind project; AGL gets approval for its Broken Hill solar farm and Tesla’s Elon Musk puts his money where his mouth is… again.